“Very few people have gotten rich on their seventh best idea, but a lot of people have gotten rich with their best idea,” Warren Buffett is quoted as having said – and today’s article looks at what two big-name money managers appear to consider among their best investment ideas, based on the fact that they have substantial portions of their portfolios tied up in these single stocks. For these two potential “best idea” investments – a health care stock and a memory chip maker stock – CLICK HERE.
In compiling its “Imagine 2025” portfolio, analysts at RBC Capital Markets sought to identify companies “they felt were positioning most boldly and effectively for the future.” The result is a list of 75 stocks “set to dominate the next decade of innovation and growth” – and today’s article highlights the tech stocks that made the list. For the tech stocks that RBC believes are positioned to “own the future” – and why – CLICK HERE.
When discussing stocks, the author of today’s article, John Dorfman of Dorfman Value Investments, typically does not focus on stocks that he – and most of his clients – own. In today’s article, however, he breaks convention and highlights these stocks – 24 of them to be exact, including “the only consumer discretionary stock in [his] model portfolio right now”, two of his favorite bank stocks, and a stock and an ETF for exposure to Japan. For more, CLICK HERE.
One study identified them as “the most powerful force impacting stock prices”: earnings estimate revisions. As the author of today’s article states, “That means stocks with rising estimates could be the best investments for individual investors.” As such, the author screened for cheap stocks (priced under $15 a share) where analysts have increased their earnings per share estimates. For five stocks that passed the screen – including a medical device manufacturer, an iron ore mining company, and a Spanish banking group – CLICK HERE.
Each of the five stocks highlighted in today’s article is currently trading at less than book value, has earnings, pays a dividend and, the author notes, “these companies are well outside the Facebook/Apple/Netflix/Google arena that presently captivates most of the business media and many investment house analysts.” For these five stocks that may be worthy of further consideration – including an insurance company, a business development company and a Greece-based shipping company – CLICK HERE.
Out of the nearly 5,000 analysts tracked by the website TipRanks, the five who give their top stock picks for 2018 in today’s article have the most profitable track records based on “the average return and success rate of their buy-sell recommendations over the last year.” So which five specific stocks do these top Wall Street minds see outperforming in the coming year, how much upside do they see for them – and why? CLICK HERE.
Breaking out is hard to do – but the three stocks highlighted in today’s article may be positioned to do just that. Specifically, the author highlights three stocks that are cheap based on their price-to-earnings ratio, trading just below their 52-week highs, and poised for breakouts. For these three stocks – a global leader in mobile communications, a big player in everything glass (including, probably, the screen you are reading this on), and a multinational financial services company – CLICK HERE.
Today’s article highlights several cheap stocks that could be big winners – with the author noting that cheap stocks “are the ones that have been proven to be most likely to deliver large gains.” (In fact, the author cites one study which found that, in a typical quarter, cheap stocks delivered more than six times the average return of their more expensive counterparts). The author screened for cheap stocks (trading under $5) that are profitable and growing. For the five stocks that passed this screen, CLICK HERE.
Bitcoin recently passed the $10,000 mark, reflecting a surge of more than 850% since the beginning of this year. And as bitcoin achieved this milestone, Google searches for “Bitcoin Bubble” peaked. The author of today’s article notes that “Bitcoin has many factions concerned” and outlines the primary risks associated with the asset – as well as why those risks make gold attractive. For his argument as to why one should “buy gold and bitcoin, but only expect the grown-up to protect you”, CLICK HERE.
2017 has seen strong earnings growth and a healthy economy – both of which the author of today’s article expects to continue in 2018, with the addition of tax cuts. Against this backdrop, he proceeds to highlight three exchange-traded funds – offering tech exposure, small-cap exposure and general market exposure – to consider for strong returns in 2018. For these three ETFs, why the author believes each will be a good investment in 2018 – and what their returns could look like – CLICK HERE.